Sud vs Scud - What's the difference?
As a noun sud
As a proper noun scud is
a soviet-developed ballistic missile.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
(informal) A bubble of lather or foam (the singular of suds).
* skud (dialectal sense only)
To race along swiftly (especially used of clouds).
* I. Taylor
- the first Nautilus that scudded upon the glassy surface of warm primæval oceans
* 1920 , , The Understanding Heart , Chapter II:
- The wind was high; the vast white clouds scudded over the blue heaven.
(ambitransitive, nautical) To run, or be driven, before a high wind with no sails set.
(Northumbria) To hit.
(Northumbria) To speed.
(Northumbria) To skim.
- During the preceding afternoon a heavy North Pacific fog had blown in
The act of scudding.
Clouds or rain driven by the wind.
* 1851 , Herman Melville, Moby-Dick :
A gust of wind.
(Bristol) A scab on a wound.
A small flight of larks, or other birds, less than a flock.
Any swimming amphipod crustacean.
(slang, Scotland) Pornography.
(slang, Scotland) Irn-Bru.
- But high above the flying scud and dark-rolling clouds, there floated a little isle of sunlight, from which beamed forth an angel's face
- A bottle of Scud